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Climate in Sabha
(Libya)

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures


All climate diagrams on this page result from the collected data of the official weather station in Sabha in a height of 432m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.


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Sabha is one of the warmest region in Libya with an average daily high temperature of 31 degrees centigrade. Several months of the year it is warm to hot at temperatures continuously above 25 degrees centigrade, sometimes up to 40 degrees.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Sabha
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 13 hours per day, July is the sunniest month in the region of Sabha. In December the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Sabha
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 1 rainy days, January offers the most number of rainy days, and in August the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Sabha
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 0.0 mm, the least rain falls in August. January, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Sabha
Warm air can absorb more moisture than cold air. The relative humidity indicates how much moisture of the physically possible is actually contained in the air. At high humidity, the person feels uncomfortable and perceives this as oppressive. In general, a relative humidity of 40-60% gives as pleasant. With only 22% humidity on average, it is quite dry in April. The highest value of 42% is experienced here in January.
Absolute humidity in g/m³Absolute humidity in Sabha
In warm months, there is also a higher absolute humidity almost everywhere. At a temperature of 25°C, air can absorb up to 23 grams of water per cubic meter. At 20°C, it is only 17.3 grams. A relative humidity of 40% at 25°C thus corresponds to an absolute humidity of 9.2 grams of water. From a proportion of approx. 13.5 grams, humans perceive the air as muggy.
Humidex in °CHumidex in Sabha
The "Humidex" (humidity index) is an index of well-being in warmer areas, calculated from the air temperature, relative humidity and dew point. The index corresponds approximately to the temperature felt. At high temperatures, the body transports heat away by sweating. At high humidity the ambient air can only absorb a small amount of sweat and thus one feels uncomfortable. An index of 20-29 is considered comfortable. Up to 39, people perceive the air as slightly uncomfortable, and above 40, as very uncomfortable. Values above 45 are dangerous in the long run and often lead to heat stroke.
Map of Sabha

Most important cities in the region »Sabha«

Alone 2 cities with over 100,000 inhabitants are located here.

CityPopulationGeo position
Sabha130,00027° 2' 16"N14° 25' 42"E
Al Jadid126,38627° 3' 0"N14° 24' 0"E


Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants: geonames.org, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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